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  Definition of Nip
  1. small sharp biting
  2. a small drink
  3. a tart spiciness
  4. a person of Japanese descent
  5. a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"
  6. give a small sharp bite to; "The Queen''s corgies always nip at her staff''s ankles"
  7. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
  8. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
Similar Words: pinch, sip, piquance, piquancy, tang, tanginess, zest, Jap, Nip, shot, nip off, clip, snip, snip off, squeeze, twinge, tweet, twitch

 

Hyponyms: tweak

 

Derivational Morphology: pinch, vellicate, sip, zest, spice, spice up, clip, clipping, snip, snippet, snipping, clipper, clippers, claw, chela, nipper, pincer, squeeze, wring, squeezing, tweak

 

Anagrams: pin, PIN

 

 
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